Book Discussion on Mr. Lincoln Goes to War

William Marvel talked about his book, Mr. Lincoln Goes to War, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book takes a new look at the… read more

William Marvel talked about his book, Mr. Lincoln Goes to War, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book takes a new look at the Civil War and faults both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis for pushing the country into open military conflict. Mr. Marvel talked about President Lincoln as having an unimaginative approach to solving the secession crisis and infringing on the constitutional rights of Northern civilians once the fighting began. He responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Mr. Lincoln Goes to War

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Program ID:
197449-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2009

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  • Apr 07, 2007 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 08, 2007 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2007 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2007 | 10:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2007 | 7:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2009 | 11:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2009 | 5:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2009 | 11:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2009 | 5:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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